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Leaf water potential responses of three bean varieties to water stress during flowering in a semi-arid environment of Kenya
(South African Journal of Botany, 2004-12)
The study's main objectives were to investigate the leaf water potential responses of three bean varieties to water stress during flowering with a view to making recommendations on their agricultural suitability for the ...
Effect of organic and inorganic nutrient sources on soil mineral nitrogen and maize yields in central highlands of Kenya
(Soil and Tillage Research, 2009-05)
High population pressure in the central highlands of Kenya has led to continuous cultivation of land with minimal additional inputs leading to soil nutrient depletion. Research work has reported positive results from use ...
Ethical Practices For Effective Leadership: Fact Or Fallacy-The Kenyan Experience
(KCA Journal of Business Managementt, 2009)
The subject of ethics in Kenya has been a hot one for the last few years. The country has witnessed some of the worst corruption scandals in her history since independence. Even with the establishment of the Kenya ...
Improvement of drought adapted tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius a. Gray var. latifolius) yield through biological nitrogen fixation in semi-arid SE-Kenya
(European Journal of Agronomy, 2002-01)
Tepary bean (TB), a drought adapted bean variety has recently assumed prominence among resource poor farmers in semi-arid SE-Kenya. However, its productivity is still low because of inadequate inputs. Greenhouse experiments ...
Mirroring the Subtext: Postmodernism in Ngugi wa Thiongo's Wizard of the Crow
(Journal of Language, Technology and Entrepreneurship in Africa, 2007)
This reading of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Wizard of the Crow attempts to place the text in the postmodern writing tradition. We point out how surrealistic features are utilized to enhance the themes, style, and the author's ...
The provision of formal western education among the Kenyan pastoral communities; 1900-1990
(Eastern Africa Journal of Historical and Social Sciences Research, 2000)
A Narrative Approach to Child and Family Therapy in Africa
(Kluwer Academic Publishers-Human Sciences Press, 2006-03)
Professional family therapy in Africa is heavily influenced by theories and principles of Western family practice. Its practice structure and philosophies are however grounded on African family values and the principles ...
Access To Literacy Empowerment Through Systematic Interventions: English Literacy Benchmarks In Kenya
(Journal Of College Teaching & Learning, 2005)
English language in Kenya has been given a higher status as compared to other languages. Apart from being the official language, it is the language of instruction from primary four upwards. Stakeholders also regard it as ...
Women, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Kenya
(International Social Work, 2008-05)
This study focused on HIV/AIDS, women and migration in Kenya. Feelings of isolation, high costs of living, pressure to get married, and granting sexual favours to employers increased the likelihood of the women becoming ...